The Gymnast digital magazine - British Gymnastics

The Gymnast digital magazine

2017 celebrating the year

Catch our exclusive interview with European all-around champion Ellie Downie, as she speaks to us about making history in 2017. We speak to Adam Upcott, the ‘top’ of the men’s acrobatic four, about a remarkable year where they were crowned World Games champions.

We also look back at more history-making achievements from our senior gymnasts as well as focusing on #BritishGymnasticsLife, where we speak to Lauren Brookes from Salto Acrobatics about her own journey in to gymnastics.

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Winter 2016
We caught up with Olympic bronze medallist Nile Wilson and rising star Lennox Lynch, both from Leeds Gymnastics to club to find out what it's like to achieve your dreams and what is like when you are just beginning your journey. Former GB international gymnast and UCLA superstar, Danusia Francis tells all about hosting GymFusion and gives her top tips for the 2017 theme!

As a new generation begin to emerge, we hear from 15 year-old's Maisie Methuen and Alice Kinsella who look to break into the senior British ranks in 2017.

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Autumn 2016
We’ve developed a strong working relationship within Higher Education, encouraging and enabling gymnasts to pursue their passion and also preparing the next generation of gymnastics leaders and coaches. We recently visited Cardiff Metropolitan University to catch up with both students and staff to find out more.

Top tumbling gymnast Lucie Colebeck scooped the award for non-Olympic Outstanding Athlete of the Year at the recent British Gymnastics National Awards. Lucie tells us in her own words what tumbling means to her, her highs and lows in the sport and her dreams for the future.

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Summer 2016
We chat to British rhythmic gymnastics champion Laura Halford as she reveals how her commitment to her sport meant she had to make a life-changing move away from home. We also caught up exclusively with Beijing Olympian Marissa King and coach Chris Bowler to find out what it’s like to go from elite gymnastics to the biggest show on the planet! 

Amongst the other great content you can find the all-important Rio 2016 Olympic gymnastics schedule, find out how the British Gymnastics Foundation is transforming lives, discover how our disability gymnastics programme continues to flourish, and much more.

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Spring 2016
We speak to three Olympians who are all aiming for Rio about their experiences and how they are feeling as the bid to make the team. Check out our interviews here with Becky Downie, Dan Purvis and Kat Driscoll as they talk about previous Olympic experiences and what the next few months have in stall for all gymnasts aiming to make the Rio team.

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